"Lots of thrash bands do their best to sound retro, but Hell Fire manage to sound classic." -- Kerrang!
"Hell Fire rocks harder than Stonehenge with the fury of Motorhead!" -- CvltNation
"May very well be one of my favorite albums of 2019. It's pure, driving heavy metal that's written and played exceptionally well and will get stuck in your head basically all the time." -- Metal Injection
San Francisco quartet Hell Fire announce new tour dates today to perfectly close out an epic year of shows, with the band supporting thrash legends Death Angel throughout North America. The tour kicks off November 16th in Seattle. Please see all dates below.
Watch and share Hell Fire's classic old school style performance video for "On The Loose" via YouTube. Brooklyn Vegan recently shared Hell Fire's new album Mania in its entirety HERE. (Direct YouTube.) Kerrang Magazine previously launched title track HERE. And, CvltNation shared "Warpath" HERE.
Mania is the band's first proper album on RidingEasy Records, following the label's worldwide reissue of the band's self-released 2017 sophomore breakout Free Again, released on January 18th.
Formed in recent years in San Francisco, though it may seem more likely that they hatched fresh out of a time travel portal from the mid-80s Bay Area thrash scene, Hell Fire have the classic look and sound of modern metal's halcyon days. Hell Fire's sonic assault warmly condenses elements of influences like Angel Witch, Iron Maiden, Rainbow, Exodus, Metallica, Riot, Virtue and Diamond Head into 10 tracks of headbanging MUYA anthems.
The free-wheelin' creativity and infectious vitality of the 80s Bay Area thrash scene is a moment forever locked in time, but its spirit lives on in the band's galloping guitar picks, soaring harmonies and blistering rhythms. Hell Fire's perfect hybrid of NWOBHM theatrics and American thrash attitude.
Mania is available on LP, CD and download, released on March 29th, 2019 via RidingEasy Records. The album is available to purchase HERE.
HELL FIRE LIVE 2019:
Nov 16th - Seattle, WA - Club Sur *
Nov 17th - Portland, OR - Hawthorne Theater *
Nov 18th - Vancouver, BC - Rickshaw Theater *
Nov 19th - Edmonton, AB - Starlite *
Nov 20th - Calgary, AB - Dickens *
Nov 21st - Regina, SK - The Exchange *
Nov 22nd - Winnipeg, MB - Pyramids *
Nov 23rd - St. Paul, MN - The Amsterdam *
Nov 25th - London, ON - London Music Hall *
Nov 26th - Toronto, OM - Lee's Place *
Nov 27th - Montreal, QC - Piranha Bar *
Nov 28th - Ottawa, ON - Brass Monkey *
Nov 29th - Quebec City, QC - L'Anti Bar & Spectacles *
Nov 30th - Brooklyn, NY - Saint Vitus *
Dec 1st - New Bedford, MA - Vault @ Greasy Luck *
Dec 3rd - Lancaster, PA - Chameleon *
Dec 4th - Baltimore, MD - Otto Bar *
Dec 5th - Richmond, VA - Canal Club *
Dec 6th - Athens, GA - 40 Watt Club *
Dec 7th - Tampa, FL - Brass Mug *
Dec 8th - Orlando, FL - The Haven *
Dec 10th - Lafayette, LA - Grant Street *
Dec 11th - Houston, TX - Scout Bar *
Dec 12th - Austin, TX - Come and Take it Live *
Dec 13th - Dallas, TX - Tree's *
Dec 14th - Tulsa, OK - The Shrine *
Dec 15th - Enid, OK - 1927 Event Center *
Dec 17th - Albuquerque, NM - Launch Pad *
Dec 18th - Mesa, AZ - Club Red *
Dec 19th - West Hollywood, CA - Whisky A Go Go *
* supporting Death Angel
Artist: Hell Fire
Label: RidingEasy Records
Release Date: March 29, 2019
03. On The Loose
04. Born To Burn
05. Transcending Evil
06. Lashing Out
08. The Dreamer
09. Knights of The Holy
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